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Cerebral Palsy


This wiki is to create awareness of the disorder Cerebral Palsy, that is also referred to as CP. Cerebral palsy is a term for a disorder that affects body movement, balance, and posture. Cerebral Palsy is caused by abnormal development or damage in one or more parts of the brain that controls muscle tone and motor activity. The term "cerebral" refers to the brain and term


The impairments that are the result of cerebral palsy usually appear in infancy or early childhood. Developmental milestones such as rolling over, sitting, crawling, and walking are not reached as quickly by infants or young children with cerebral palsy. The wiki will included information about cerebral palsy characteristics, causes, symptoms, diagnosis criteria, prevalence and population, photo gallery, and resource links. Within this page, useful information in the form of a podcast and video revealing more details about cerebral palsy.


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Video of an expert explaining causes, symptoms and treatment of cerebral palsy.








Podcast from CDC about Cerebral Palsy.








Follow the links on the left side-bar to learn more about cerebral palsy through this wiki.







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Information obtained from:



http://www.ucp.org/resources


Video obtained from:



www.Youtube.com



Podcast obtained from:



http://www2c.cdc.gov/podcasts/player.asp?f=8536



Images obtained from:



http://www.google.com/search?q=cerebral+palsy+pictures&hl=en&rlz=1T4RNSN_enUS411US415&prmd=ivns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=yLUgTs6CJ6Tm0QH65YjYAw&ved=0CCwQsAQ&biw=1093&bih=513